Music Preview: IN CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL (Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic)

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by Tom Chaits on August 18, 2020

in Music,Theater-Los Angeles,Virtual

IN CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

LA Phil’s Gustavo Dudamel is set to host a new six-episode series highlighting unforgettable performances from the past 10 years at the Hollywood Bowl. Tune in for the debut episode of In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl this week with “Hecho en México” (“Made in Mexico”), which pays tribute to Los Angeles’ Mexican roots with beloved Mexican and Mexican-American artists performing alongside Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil. Don’t miss Rodrigo y GabrielaNatalia LafourcadeLa Santa Cecilia, and Los Ángeles Azules with Paolo Bortolameolli and members of YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles).

The series begins on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (at 9 pm PST) on KCET and Friday August 21, 2020 at 8 pm PST on PBS SoCal (beginning early 2021, it will be on PBS stations nationwide.)

The series includes archival performances by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles PhilharmonicRodrigo y GabrielaMisty CopelandHerbie HancockWayne ShorterCarlos SantanaCindy Blackman SantanaKamasi WashingtonKristin ChenowethAudra McDonaldSutton FosterBrian Stokes MitchellNatalia LafourcadeJohn WilliamsCafé Tacvba, and more.

In addition to unforgettable concert performances, the program produced in partnership with KCET also offers artist conversations and insights into the Hollywood Bowl’s unique history as a venue created to democratize the concert experience and that has, since its founding, welcomed artists from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Upcoming episodes of In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl will air as follows (subject to change):

WED / AUG 19, 2020 – 9PM PT on KCET
FRI / AUG 21, 2020 – 8PM PT on PBS SoCal
“Hecho en Mexico” (“Made in Mexico”)
Featuring Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil performing Marquez’s El Nereidas de DimasRodrigo y Gabriela with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil, Natalia Lafourcade with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil, Los Ángeles Azules with YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles), and La Santa Cecilia.

WED / AUG 26, 2020 – 9PM PT on KCET
FRI / AUG 28, 2020 – 8PM PT on PBS SoCal
“Gustavo and Friends”
Featuring Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil performing excerpts from Swan Lake with Misty CopelandPablo Ferrández, Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil performing a selection from Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil performing Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, as well as Gustavo Dudamel, the LA Phil, Amanda Majeski, J’Nai Bridges, Issachah Savage, Ryan Speedo Green and the Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) performing the finale to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

WED / SEP 2, 2020 – 9PM PT on KCET
FRI / SEP 4, 2020 – 8PM PT on PBS SoCal
“Jazz at the Hollywood Bowl”
Featuring Dianne Reeves with Ivan Lins, Christian McBride, Chucho Valdes, Cecile McLorin SalvantKamasi Washington and Mega Nova (Herbie HancockCarlos Santana and Wayne Shorter).

WED / SEP 9, 2020 – 9PM PT on KCET
FRI / SEP 11, 2020 – 8PM PT on PBS SoCal
“Musicals and the Movies”
Featuring Kristin Chenoweth with Kevin Stites and the LA Phil, Audra McDonald with Bramwell Tovey and the LA Phil, Sutton Foster with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil.

WED / SEP 16, 2020 – 9PM PT on KCET
FRI / SEP 18, 2020 – 8PM PT on PBS SoCal
“Música Sin Fronteras” (“Music Without Borders”)
Featuring Vin Scully, Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil, Carlos Vives, Café Tacvba, and Siudy Garrido Flamenco Dance Theater with the LA Phil and conducted by Paolo Bortolameolli in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

WED / SEP 23, 2020 – 9PM PT on KCET
FRI / SEP 25, 2020 – 8PM PT on PBS SoCal
“Fireworks!”
Featuring Katy PerryPink MartiniThomas WilkinsNile Rodgers & CHICDiego El Cigala, Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil performing a selection from Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, plus John Williams and the LA Phil performing music from Star Wars.

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